FRANCES HARRIET CULLIGAN WALLACE

July 9, 1925

November 16, 2013

Frances Harriet Culligan Wallace died at the Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor on Saturday, November 16 after a short illness. She was born July 9,1925 in Fredericton, New Brunswick where she lived until the death of her father left Frances and her older brother, Bertram, orphaned in their teens. They moved first to their Jackman grandparents in Vanceboro, Maine and later to Calais to the home of their Uncle Percy and Aunt Laura Jackman, joining their cousins Laura and Kay. Frances graduated from Calais Academy in the class of 1942. She married Harold Wallace of Calais and together they raised three sons John, Bill and Tony. Fran worked at various jobs including some years with the Ware Knitters, but her most satisfying and enjoyable employment came in her later years when she joined the team at Treworgy’s Drugstore. There she had pleasant working conditions in friendly relationships and she enjoyed the constant contact with the customers who were friends and neighbors. Frances was a member of the First Congregational Church of Calais and a life member of the Eastern Star. She is survived by her sons John Wallace of Washington, D.C. William Wallace and Tony Wallace both of Calais. By four grandchildren: Christy, Denny, Elaine and Becky and seven great-grandchildren. Also surviving are her two Jackman cousins, Laura J. Ranks of Salt Lake, Utah and Katherine J. Henderson of Catonsville, Maryland.

Interment will be in the Calais Cemetery.